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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The brave new world of biotech beasts

 Most people have an irrevocable bond with their pets as well as the animal world in general, and it’s that connection that makes Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts (Scientific American/Farrar,
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Milwaukee film director Frankie Latina

 Director Frankie Latina has begun work on Snap Shot, his second feature-length film. Starring Danny Trejo and native son
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Moses Gates explores the world’s hidden cities

 Moses Gates has been around the world. To be more exact: around, above and below. But that doesn't make him a high-flying airline pilot or a down-and-dirty West Virginia coal miner. The title bestowed upon him and his ilk
03.09.2013 | | Posted at 12:11 PM

Kickstarter is his M.O. for funding his next Milwaukee film

By David Luhrssen
  Director Frankie Latina and screenwriter Gilbert Trejo are raising money for their next film, Snap Shot, through the Sundance Institute artist services page on Kickstarter. Latina hopes to begin shooting Snap Shot in Milwaukee this spring. Mark Borchardt, who appeared in Latina’s previous film, Modus Operandi, will star along with Danny Trejo (Heat) and Kumar Pallana (The Royal...
Monday, April 2, 2012

Gottschall explains how narrative shapes our world

Jonathan Gottschall has written a smart, concise book on the history and implications of storytelling, providing a refreshing and insightful overview...
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012
Mark Borchardt, the low- (or was it no-?) budget filmmaker documented in the 1999 cult favorite American Movie, hasn't stood still in the years since he first made a splash. He has appeared on “Late Show With David Letterman” and other...
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Local Filmmaker

Although it's been more than a decade since his Herculean efforts to produce an indie in Milwaukee were documented in American Movie, Mark Borchardt remains a hometown favorite among local filmmakers. He was able to translate his American Movie...

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